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Vietnam’s US$6 billion target in coffee exports requires improved productivity
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Vietnam’s US$6 billion target in coffee exports requires improved productivity

NDO - Vietnam’s coffee sector needs to raise productivity, quality and added value of its products if it wants to fulfil the target of US$6 billion in export revenues by 2030.

Vietnam may fail to meet government revenue target
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Vietnam may fail to meet government revenue target

NDO - The National Assembly’s Finance and Budget Committee (FBC) stated on October 23 that Vietnam may fail to meet its government revenue target for 2017, although the Ministry of Finance forecast

Vietnam raises rice export target for 2017 amid rising orders
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Vietnam raises rice export target for 2017 amid rising orders

NDO - The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has revised its rice export target for 2017 up to 5.6 million tonnes from the previous 5.2 million tonnes set in July, as export orders have grown

Boosting banking credit efficiency to achieve economic growth target
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Boosting banking credit efficiency to achieve economic growth target

NDO - It is necessary to ensure the quality and efficiency of banking credit in order to attain the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth target of 6.7% in 2017, according to economist Vu Dinh Anh.

Tourism target hard to achieve
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Tourism target hard to achieve

Vietnam’s tourism sector needs to attract an average of 1.15 million international tourists a month in the rest of the year to translate the 13-million-foreign-arrival target for all of 2017 into

Vietnam’s growth target slowly slipping away
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Vietnam’s growth target slowly slipping away

En nexpress - The country has a lot to do if it wants to hit the government's GPD growth target of 6.7 percent this year.

Vietnam’s planning minister says growth target challenging but attainable
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Vietnam’s planning minister says growth target challenging but attainable

En nexpress - Lawmakers continue to question if an economic expansion of 6.7 percent for the year is too ambitious.

The other target in London Bridge attacks
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The other target in London Bridge attacks

Yahoo News When terrorists attacked a crowd on London Bridge June 3, they may have also tried to attack a part of the social order. Like most terrorist attacks, this one – the third in Britain in

Vietnam eyes tough road to fulfil 2017’s GDP growth target
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Vietnam eyes tough road to fulfil 2017’s GDP growth target

Vietnamnet - Vietnam is facing tough challenges to fulfil its economic growth target for this year amidst the country is experiencing trade deficit and depending on foreign direct investment sector,

How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids
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How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids

Yahoo News It is not hard to find the influence of Nicholas Roerich in this city if you know where to look. Not that the 20th century mystic and artist is obscure here – among Russia's cultured

Challenges to economic growth target
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Challenges to economic growth target

Nhan dan - NDO – Vietnam’s economy in Q1 recorded the lowest growth rate over the same period during the past two years, reaching only 5.1%. With this increase, according to economic experts, to

Hospitals: new target for investors
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Hospitals: new target for investors

Vietnamnet - The ongoing patient overload at state-owned hospitals and the $2 billion that Vietnamese spend on overseas healthcare services are drawing more investors to hospital projects.

Vietnam tries to overcome hurdles to realize economic target for 2017
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Vietnam tries to overcome hurdles to realize economic target for 2017

Vietnamnet - 2017 is considered a key to implementing Vietnam’s socio-economic development plan until 2020. To realize the GDP growth of 6.7% set by the National Assembly will require stronger

Ho Chi Minh City rebuilds tourism strategy to meet 7 million int’l arrivals target
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Ho Chi Minh City rebuilds tourism strategy to meet 7 million int’l arrivals target

Bao Moi - Ho Chi Minh City leaders met with local tourism companies on Thursday to discuss ways to meet a target of welcoming seven million international visitors this year.

Sluggish Q1 puts 2017 growth target beyond reach: report
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Sluggish Q1 puts 2017 growth target beyond reach: report

Vietnamnet - With first quarter growth in 2017 the lowest in the last three years at 5.1 per cent, the targeted GDP growth of 6.7 per cent this year will be a tough task, a new report says.

Vietnam's oil exploitation exceeds Q1’s target
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Vietnam's oil exploitation exceeds Q1’s target

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) produced about 6.45 million tonnes of crude oil in the first quarter of this year, exceeding its three-month plan by 5 percent.

Public debt growth due to missed GDP target
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Public debt growth due to missed GDP target

Vietnamnet - The main reason for the rapid rise of Viet Nam’s public debt is the failure to achieve the targeted economic growth rate and the resulting tax collection shortfall, Finance Minister

Cashless economy target too high: experts
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Cashless economy target too high: experts

Vietnamnet - The Prime Minister recently ratified a project to stimulate non-cash transactions in 2016-20 with a view to reducing the cash transactions rate to under 10%.

Vietnam’s sole operating oil refinery sets surprisingly low profit target for 2017
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Vietnam’s sole operating oil refinery sets surprisingly low profit target for 2017

Vietnamnet - Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited, the operator of Dung Quat Refinery, has set its pre-tax profit target at $73 million for 2017, which is a lot lower than its actual

Shrimp export target ambitious, but achievable
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Shrimp export target ambitious, but achievable

Vietnamnet - While many factors come into play, ensuring a stable supply of high-quality produce and diverse, value-added products will be crucial to meeting the shrimp export target of US$10

Metro map, video target Italian Valentine's Day violence
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Metro map, video target Italian Valentine's Day violence

Yahoo News With the help of a new map of the Rome underground and a video that went viral and topped news bulletins, Italy marked the international day of love Tuesday by focusing on domestic

APNewsBreak: Cyber spies target American-Egyptian writer
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APNewsBreak: Cyber spies target American-Egyptian writer

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — American-Egyptian author Mona Eltahawy is one of many activists and human rights advocates targeted in a sweeping cyberespionage campaign blamed on Egypt's government, The

20% insurance growth target set for Vietnam
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20% insurance growth target set for Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s insurance sector is predicted to grow 20 per cent this year thanks to a change in Government policies, experts said.

Nintendo sticks to 2 million sales target for new Switch
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Nintendo sticks to 2 million sales target for new Switch

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. stuck to its original target of selling 2 million Switch consoles in the first month after its launch, despite some anticipation the

U.S. drones target two suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen - officials
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U.S. drones target two suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen - officials

Yahoo News A suspected U.S. drone strike killed two men believed to be al Qaeda militants in central Yemen, local officials said early on Monday, hours after American commandos carried out the first